Fantastic Four #254 [Direct Edition]
(May 1983)

Marvel, 1961 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing:
Al Milgrom; Ann Nocenti (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S., then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #116, 200, 358)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Minds of -- Mantracora! (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Byrne (signed)
Inks:
John Byrne (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Taranith Gelstal
Reprints:

Scottie in A Cracker Jack Story [Basketball] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Minds of Mantracora (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
John Byrne
Pencils:
John Byrne
Inks:
John Byrne
Colors:
Glynis Wein
Letters:
Jim Novak

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; The Thing [Ben Grimm]]; She-Hulk [Jennifer Walters]; Wasp [Janet Van Dyne]; Annihilus (Villain); Taranith Gelstal (Villain)
Synopsis:
The FF have more bizarre adventures in the Negative Zone. Reed has his psyche sucked out by Taranith Gelstal to power his spaceship.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Marvel Subscriptions / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Good morning, afternoon, or evening as the case may be!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Dear John: Because of you the..."] (Table of Contents)

Fantastic Four Fan Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from readers Chuck Alligood, Rick S. Jones, Rick Lambour, Sean Grimes and Thomas Long.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Minds of -- Mantracora!
    Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Scottie in A Cracker Jack Story [Basketball]
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. The Minds of Mantracora
    Fantastic Four
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Subscriptions
  5. 4. ["Good morning, afternoon, or evening as the case may be!"]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. ["Dear John: Because of you the..."]
    Fantastic Four Fan Page
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